Press Release from PRNewswire.com and Yahoo! News - May 9, 2005
Joe Grant, Pioneering Disney Artist/Storyman Who Was Co-Story Director on 'Fantasia,' Co-Writer of 'Dumbo' and Designer of the Witch/Queen Character in 'Snow White' Dies at Age 96; Remained Vital and Active at Disney Feature Animation Until His Death

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